Training Events and Registration

Mediation Center training can be tailored for organizations or groups. Please call Tobin Lay at 612-246-2044 for more information.

Upcoming Events

30-Hour Civil Mediation Skills Training
March 12 - 13 & 15 - 16, 2024

The 30-Hour General Civil Mediation Skills training course is certified by the MN State Supreme Court. Participants will be eligible for the MN General Rules of Practice for the District Court’s Qualified Civil Facilitative (Mediation) Roster of Neutrals. CE and CLE credits are available.

Learn more and register by clicking the “Register” button.

Training Reviews

“The learning was rich and exceeded all of my expectations! The training was superb in thoroughness of content, and exploration of styles and techniques through role plays, coaching and feedback.” – Clergy Member, Lakeville, MN

“I learned about the mediation process and started to build the skills necessary to become an effective mediator.” – Attorney, Twin Cities Law Firm

“This training helped me gain skills that will help me in my current job and potential for future positions. I built on and expanded my contract negotiation skills – exactly what I came for.” – Contract Negotiator, Rochester, MN

“Very satisfied. Oddly, I wish the training was just a tad longer…” – Retired Judge, MN

“The training introduced me to a broad range of mediation and negotiation styles. Effective techniques for resolving disputes were discussed and practiced during lectures and role play simulations. I’m going to recommend this training to my friends and colleagues.” – Human Resources Professional, Fargo, ND

“The trainers are knowledgeable and experienced, and invited participation and questions. I learned and improved on many invaluable skills, like active listening, effective communication, working through impasse, negotiation skills, and ethical practices. I’ll be back for more training.” – Government Employee, Bloomington, MN